Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Support for Summer Learning Programs - Deadline Approaching

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Arkansas State University and its sponsored initiative, the Arkansas Out of School Network (AOSN), are pleased to announce the continuation of the joint effort to provide summer learning opportunities through the ARP ESSER Afterschool and Summer Initiative. The funds will support programs that provide opportunities to help reduce student learning loss over the summer. The Arkansas Department of Education’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education selected ASU and the AOSN in 2021 to administer the grants totaling $25 million over three years.
The Summer Supplemental grant application is now open and will close on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 12 a.m. ASU and the Arkansas Out of School Network will fund 30 organizations with a maximum award of $50,000. Award notices will be sent by May 31, 2023. The summer awards will provide funding for high-quality summer learning activities, including literacy, STEM, academic support and skill building, health and wellness, enrichment, and workforce development. Follow the link below to access the 2023 ARP ESSERIII Summer Learning Grant criteria and application.

For more information about the afterschool and summer learning initiative, contact Laveta Wills-Hale, AOSN Network Director, at (501)-660-1012 or

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